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​Tortellini en Brodo

  • Author: Girl and the Kitchen



Warm up with our flavorful Tortellini en Brodo Soup recipe. This Italian classic features tender cheese-filled tortellini in a savory broth, making it the perfect comfort food. Plus this soup comes together in under 30 minutes for a super quick and delicious meal!



  • 8 cups of chicken or vegetable broth

  • 1 package (9 oz) of cheese tortellini

  • 1 Parmesan rind 

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced

  • 2 celery stalks, diced

  • 5-6 basil leaves, roughly torn up 

  • 1 tbsp of olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Fresh parsley for garnish (optional)

  • 1 Lemon, zested and juiced

  • Grated Parmesan cheese for serving (optional)


  • Add the olive oil into a pan over medium heat. Add in the onions, carrots and celery. Allow to sweat (cook without giving the vegetables color) for 3-5 minutes. Until veggies are translucent.

  • Pour in the chicken broth and add in the parmesan rind. Allow to simmer for 15 minutes. 

  • Add in the tortellini and allow to simmer until they start to float up. Once the tortellinis are cooked, turn off the heat, finish with lemon zest and juice. Taste for seasoning and finish off with some fresh cracked black pepper, parmesan and parsley.